Michael Semer

Wry, energetic, authoritative, character expert

Voice Description

Wry, masculine at base; capable of being authoritative and laid-back for presentations, audiobooks, narrations, or dramatic and energetic for promos and spots. I can also deliver a broad range of comic characters.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Insidious reptilian lechers, buffoonish dolts, wage slave workingmen, crack-voiced adolescents, blusteringly brainless anchormen, smarmy pitchmen

My Voice Experience

I've done scratch voices and the occasional rip-o-matic or industrial for 20+ years as a creative director, copywriter and spot producer, hot on the heels of college radio and TV production. Up till now I was the guy on the other side of the glass, calling the shots and manning the board (which gives me a lot of insight into what my clients need and expect), but have recently gone over to the talent side, with work like...

- AVO presentations for Momemtum Worldwide
- Web video and audiobook AVO for Volvant.com
- Web promos for SnakeOrMouse.com
- Copywriting in radio, video, rich media for innumberable clients over the year

My Training

BA from Michigan State University's College of Communication Arts & Sciences; one-the-job training as a copywriter, producer and creative director for blue-chip agencies like Tracy-Locke, EuroRSCG, Frankel/Arc Worldwide and others; experience in radio as DJ and newsreader; extensive VO work on industrial and in-house video and A/V productions; accomplished live speaker and presenter.

My Studio Equipment

* Window 7 laptop running Audacity and a number of other editing/cleanup softwares
* Portable VO booth
* Shure SM58 with integrated USB preamp

Additional Skills

- Veteran copywriter with radio production experience
- Specializing in radio copy that's sharp, funny, punchy -- from skit-style to monologue/character copy
- Expert at taking and providing creative direction
- Professional from the word "go," thanks to decades in the marcom business

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

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Demos
Snake-Or-Mouse Web Promo Spot

Modern Co-Op Spot

Voicemail Answering Message

Audiobook Intro

Character Voices

Dramatic Narration